First same-sex marriages in the UK

Here is some good news coming out of Northern Ireland.  According to the BBC

The first set of civil partnership ceremonies for gay couples in the UK are being held in Northern Ireland.Two women, Shannon Sickles and Grainne Close, exchanged vows at Belfast City Hall, followed by a gay couple. Another lesbian couple will do so later.The new Civil Partnership Act provides same-sex couples with similar legal rights to married couples.The first ceremonies in Scotland will take place on Tuesday, and in England and Wales on Wednesday.

Hopefully it won’t be much longer before we see the same news in our papers.Technorati Tags: ,






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